Seven Charged in Drug Smuggling Scheme

SEVEN PEOPLE, INCLUDING A DETENTION OFFICER, HAVE BEEN CHARGED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN A SCHEME TO SMUGGLE DRUGS INTO THE DONA ANA COUNTY JAIL IN LAS CRUCES. AMONG THOSE CHARGED…JAIL GUARD JOE ANTHONY GARCIA…THREE INMATES…AND THREE GIRLFRIENDS OF THE INMATES.

THE U.S. ATTORNEYS OFFICE SAYS THE DRUGS BROUGHT INTO THE JAIL INCLUDED METHAMPHETAMINE AND SUBOXONE, WHICH IS INTENDED TO TREAT PAIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION.

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